African, Caribbean & Pacific (ACP) discuss enhanced cooperation

The meeting of the Advisory Committee (AC) on Science and Technology for ACP Agricultural and Rural Development on “Safeguarding the ACP Food System through...

African ministers reaffirm ST&I commitments

The first African Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for Youth Employment, Human Capital Development and Inclusive Growth has concluded with ministers announcing...

Botswana to develop policy to protect traditional knowledge

Botswana is developing a policy to protect, preserve and promote its indigenous knowledge and mainstream it into the country's macro-economic framework. Development of the...

Zambia will become the rising star in the region’ says ZNFU in the run-up...

“We are ready to present Zambia with a full-scale, live agriculture event” “With support of government and our core support partners there is no doubt...

EAC and AU-IBAR sign MoU

The East African Community and the African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand their co-operation...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 24 February–9 March 2011

Below is a round up of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 24 February–9 March 2011 African Academy of Sciences appoints...

Edible insects inch one step close

By Andrea Rinaldi - SciDev.Net  Farming insects on a large scale is no more of a biological or chemical hazard than other livestock farming, says...

FAO launches the regional competition of “Aquaponics” design in collaboration with Arab Women Investors...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Arab Women Investors Union (AWIU) and the industrial investors Guild...

Kenya: The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic Farming, 8th of February 2017...

Prior to the project, Moyo Children Centre (MCC) was unable to provide drug-addicted children with the individualized attention that they need for successful rehabilitation The...

Ghanaian agriculture company wins UK’s “Business is GREAT” Award

Ghanaian company wins UK government's international 'Business is GREAT' competition to Liverpool. The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, presented a Ghanaian agriculture company,...

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